Phil Doherty Bio

Phil attained a MChem in Chemistry and Physiology at the University of Sunderland prior to joining Pfizer Global R&D, Sandwich in the UK in 1991. There he worked for 12 years in the Technology Development Group developing Process Analytical Technology systems for API and Solids Manufacturing.

Phil was the recipient of the 1997 AAPS Outstanding manuscript of the Year for Quality for pioneering work on the design of the world’s first Online NIR Blend analysis system. Subsequently Phil worked as the PAT Manager at the Pfizer Loughbeg Drug Product Plant delivering innovative PAT technologies such as Model Predictive Control of High Shear Wet Granulation and Inline measurement systems for Continuous Manufacturing of Pfizer’s biggest selling product.

In 2012 Phil founded Process Analytics Ltd, a company specialising in providing total Process Analytical Solutions and QbD services to the Pharmaceutical Industry including:

  • PAT Application Development & Implementation
  • PAT Method Regulatory filing support
  • Process Modelling & Optimisation
  • Multivariate Analysis & Statistical Process Control
  • Quality by Design for Product Development/Technology Transfer Support
  • Advanced Process Control
  • Lean/6 Sigma Support

Since its establishment in 2012, Process Analytics Ltd. has successfully provided expert knowledge support to Actavis, Astellas, Alkermes, Sanofi Genzyme, HisunUSA, Helsinn Birex, GSK, Pfizer, Eli Lilly, FMC Biopolymers, Gilead Life Sciences, Actavis, Teva, Merck Millipore, UCB Pharma & DePuy Synthe.